Ali Rahman currently serves as General Counsel for the Global Oil Management Group and a Senior Fellow at the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy. Mr. Rahman also sits on the board of a number of companies with operations in MENA and Latin America. He has long-standing experience in high-level geopolitics with relationships spanning multiple regions, including Latin America, MENA, West Africa, and the Balkans. Additionally, Ali has strong expertise in petroleum products economics, upstream, downstream and midstream infrastructure and logistics. At the Global Oil Management Group, Mr. Rahman provides leadership and oversight to key projects in the United States, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East. Prior to Global Oil Management Group, Mr. Rahman served as Vice President of Phoenix Partners Group where he led the firm’s expansion into Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Nigeria, Morocco, and Egypt. Prior to Ali’s move into law, he served as the Assistant to the Middle East Program Chief at the International Crisis Group and a Research Analyst in the Palestinian National Authority. Ali received his law degree from Columbia Law School and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Affairs from University of Virginia. He is an active member of the New York Bar Association.